Regional Traffic Manager

Job Description

OTHON, Inc. is currently seeking a Regional Traffic Manager for immediate employment at the Houston, TX location.  We are looking for a self-motivated, aggressively enterprising individual wanting to expand their career opportunities within a growing consulting engineering firm.  The qualified applicant will be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas with experience in managing traffic engineering, transportation planning, and ITS projects. The applicant will manage and build a team that performs the following tasks:  traffic engineering studies, travel demand modeling, traffic forecasting, traffic signal timing, traffic signal design, ITS planning and design, and illumination design. The applicant will also manage the work of other engineers; train and mentor staff; supervise and review the work of CAD drafting technicians; work closely with other disciplines within the company.  The Regional Traffic Manager will report to and be under the supervision of the Houston Regional Manager.


  • Manage and build a team that develops schematics, plans, specifications, cost estimates, studies and reports
  • Supervises Project Managers, Engineers, EITs, and CAD technicians
  • Schedules work for all team members
  • Mentor Team
  • Coordinates and works closely with all project disciplines
  • Manages Team Financials and Support Marketing Efforts
  • Responsible for team’s quality control. Manages planning, design and construction phase projects
  • Leads Coordination with the client and is responsible for meeting client schedules and budgets
  • Coordinates with local office and firm management to set, manage, and achieve specific office and firm goals


This position requires self-motivation and the ability to manage and build a large team working toward common goals in serving our clients. This position will include managing and building a team that provides engineering services for the following areas:


  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transportation Planning
  • Travel Demand Modeling
  • Traffic Forecasting
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Toll Facilities
  • Intersection Improvements
  • Pedestrian Facilities
  • Traffic Control
  • Signing
  • Pavement Markings
  • Traffic Signals
  • ITS
  • Illumination


Minimum Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • 10-15 years of experience of managing traffic/ITS projects in the Civil Engineering field
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Synchro, HCS, VISSIM and other traffic related software
  • Strong people skills and communication skills
  • Able to lead, build and manage the team


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in Open Roads Designer (ORD) and/or MicroStation
  • Proficiency in 3D Corridor Model
  • Precertification in TxDOT work categories
  • Design-build Project experience